At Live By 5, we live and breathe all things WEB. Design, development, user experience, hosting - you name it, we're across it. And we share it all here.
Aimee Cook, arguably the most talented baby photographer in Bathurst NSW, approached me as a referral of one of our loyal clients. Her site had been hacked. And it wasn’t pretty. Worst of all, it wasn’t usable or able to be updated as the theme and software versions she had spent months getting ‘just so’Continue Reading »
Create a Google review link to give to your customers – Google provides instructions but they are hard to understand so hopefully this video will make it easier for you.
Live By 5 is proud to introduce our membership with Two Space, allowing us to offer our customer new venues for our creation days. Whipping up a website in a day is no walk in the park. Two Space lets us provide you with an invigorating and creative space with wifi, coffee, snacks and catering sorted.Continue Reading »
The team from NSW Council for Intellectual Disability contacted Live By 5 when they needed a quick-turnaround of a not-for-profit website to help them obtain registrations for their new peer support training initiative for people with intellectual disabilities: Team Up. With limited time, but their branding and content ready to go, we were moreContinue Reading »
We get asked a LOT about hosting. And fair call too, because who you host with can make a big difference in the way your website performs, and how secure it is. Below you’ll find our 2017 WordPress hosting recommendations. All of these are in use across both Phase Creative & Live By 5. InContinue Reading »
Hey Hey! Hope you enjoyed WordCamp Brisbane 2017. Big ups to the amazing organising team who’ve pulled together such an awesome event. So, you’ve come here for the good bits of my preso. That’s cool, here you go: How to deliver a WordPress website to your client …the RIGHT way from Cath Hughes CommunicateContinue Reading »
Ros from The Accords – Australian Scent Selectors – contacted us when she was ready to take her fragrance blog, previously hosted on WordPress.com, to the next level. She desired a minimalist design and simple palette, allowing the beautiful photography to take the stage. An absolute dream brief for the Live By 5 team, herContinue Reading »
Angelo Velardo Photography required a stylish rebrand along with a fashionable and simple layout to promote his photography services. Some of the customisations we were able to achieve on this one include: Personal branding (separate from his website build) Matched the theme to his typography for a seamless experience of his brand Mosaic gallery layoutContinue Reading »
Gladstone artist and art tutor, Marion Hughes, needed a website to promote her classes along with her personal portfolio. Some of the customisations we were able to achieve on this one include: Dynamic Gallery – it updates on the home page whenever she adds new items Customised forms for her new clients to book andContinue Reading »
Nicole’s client, Ingrid Orth, required her existing website to be rebuilt on the Genesis Framework. It was running slow and sluggish, wasn’t structured adequately enough and the theme was breaking regularly. Some of the customisations we were able to achieve on this one include: Implemented Google’s address schema for assistance with Google Local listings Styled,Continue Reading »
Jacintha Gunasekera approached Phase Creative to produce personal branding, followed by a website to match. Some of the customisations we were able to achieve on this one include: Page builder for alternating layouts Large header image design Typography and colours designed to match branding Check out the live site here: http://www.jacintha.com.au/
KeyPal approached Phase Creative to build a simple site in a short turn around. Their needs were simple and they came equipped with a design we knew would be easy to pull together using our premium tool set. Some of the customisations we were able to achieve on this one include: Online chat functionality CustomContinue Reading »
Another website we assisted under the Phase Creative umbrella. Kate approached Cath requesting assistance getting her Square Space website finished up. She had her images and foundations ready but needed some hand holding when it came to connecting the tech, understanding the user journey and working out how to wrangle the SEO. We worked togetherContinue Reading »
We’ve been asked this over and over – Where do I find my Mailchimp API key? – so I thought it would be easiest to make a quick video. Firstly though – what the heck is an API key anyway? Put simply – it’s a piece of code that identifies an authorised connection between 2 applications,Continue Reading »